Raphael Atlas, Associate Professor in the Department of Music at Smith College, was principal editor of Musical Transformation and Musical Intuition: Essays in Honor of David Lewin (1994). As a pianist and a composer, he has been heard on NPR.

Paul D. Greene is Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology at Pennsylvania State University. His primary research area is the Indian subcontinent, with focus on popular music, sound engineering technologies, audio cassette culture, Buddhist musical traditions, music and religious pilgrimage in the Himalayas, music and the body, and weeping songs. He is editor of Wired for Sound: Engineering and Technologies in Sonic Cultures, (Wesleyan University Press, 2005) with Thomas Porcello, has edited special issues of The World of Music and Asian Music, and has articles published in Ethnomusicology, Popular Music, Popular Music and Society, Journal of Intercultural Studies, Asian Music, Ethnomusicology OnLine, the Saxophone Symposium, the Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, and the Encyclopedia of Popular Musics of the World. Read more about him at: http://www.de.psu.edu/academics/faculty/greene/.

Yubakar Raj Rajkarnikar is a professional in journalism and media in Nepal. He primarily works in the areas of youth and media. He is the founder and has been the editor of Wave, a leading youth magazine. He has also been the station manager of the only public community radio station in South Asia, Radio Sagarmatha. He is a producer of events, television programs and documentaries on issues related to the youth, society and music.

Matthew Delmont is a doctoral candidate in the department of American Civilization at Brown University.  He has taught on issues of image and authenticity in popular music, focusing on country, hip-hop, and punk. He is currently working on a dissertation on teenagers in 1950s and early 1960s Philadelphia, focusing on the experiences different young people had with television, music, and education.

David Gramit teaches musicology at the University of Alberta. He has published on Schubert and the lied, and is the author of Cultivating Music: The Aspirations, Interests, and Limits of German Musical Culture, 1770-1848 (University of California Press, 2002). He is currently editing a collection of essays on Carl Czerny and preparing a volume of sources on music in German society around 1800.

Douglas Kahn is Director of the Program in Technocultural Studies at University of California at Davis. He writes on the history and theory of sound in the arts, auditory culture, arts and technology, and media arts. He is author of Noise, Water, Meat: A History of Sound in the Arts (MIT Press, 1999), coeditor of Wireless Imagination: Sound, Radio and the Avant-garde (MIT Press, 1992), and an editor of the journals The Senses and Society and Leonardo Music Journal. He is currently researching sound and space in science, technology, the arts and literature during the 1950s and 1960s.


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